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This function is used in Python Scripting.


Operates exactly like system.nav.openWindow, except that if the named window is already open, then an additional instance of the window will be opened. There is no limit to the number of additional instances of a window that you can open.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.


system.nav.openWindowInstance(path [, params])

  • Parameters

String path - The path to the window to open.

PyDictionary params - A dictionary of parameters to pass into the window. The keys in the dictionary must match dynamic property names on the target window's root container. The values for each key will be used to set those properties. [optional]

  • Returns

PyObject - A reference to the opened window.

  • Scope


Code Examples
Code Snippet
# This example would open three copies of a single HOA popup screen.
system.nav.openWindowInstance("HOA", {machineNum:3})
system.nav.openWindowInstance("HOA", {machineNum:4})
system.nav.openWindowInstance("HOA", {machineNum:5})
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